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H: 11 cm, D: 11.9 cm
Not on Display
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Gift of Konrad Affolter
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Colorless glass; blown in a wooden mold; cut, ground, polished. Cylindrical shape; rim plain with rounded outer edge; wall descends vertically for two-thirds of height and then curves in to bottom; broad, shallow ring base; no pontil mark; wheel-cut decoration covering wall from just below rim to just above base: two groups of curvilinear flame- or leaf-like forms, each of which broadens toward rounded tip; eight of fourteen leaf-like forms have one small bubble close to tip, near inner surface of glass; signed and dated with diamond point on inside of base ring: "KA82".
Affolter, Konrad (Swiss, b. 1952), Source